Oregon Statutes - Chapter 565 - Fairs and Exhibits - Section 565.021 - State Fair Advisory Committee.

(1) The State Parks and Recreation Director shall appoint a State Fair Advisory Committee to provide advice and assistance to the director on matters regarding the operation of the Oregon State Fair.

(2) The advisory committee shall consist of seven members appointed by the director for four-year terms. The director shall appoint:

(a) A resident from each congressional district of Oregon. The director shall seek to ensure that those persons reflect a broad-based representation of the industrial, educational and cultural interests active in state fair activities, such as agricultural, stock raising, horticultural, mining, mechanical, artistic and industrial pursuits.

(b) Two persons to represent county fair interests. The director may give consideration to nominations suggested by the County Fair Commission established under ORS 565.410.

(3) The members of the advisory committee serve at the pleasure of the director. The director may fill a vacancy on the advisory committee by appointing a person to fill the unexpired term.

(4) Each member of the advisory committee is entitled to compensation and reimbursement of expenses, as provided in ORS 292.495, from moneys appropriated to the State Parks and Recreation Department for that purpose.

(5) The advisory committee shall select one of its members as chairperson and another as vice chairperson, for such terms and with such duties and powers necessary for the performance of the functions of those offices as the advisory committee determines appropriate.

(6) The advisory committee shall meet at the call of the director. [2005 c.777 §12]

Note: 565.021 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 565 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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